Bobo Pulpín

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ituated directly behind Barcelona Cathedral in the Gothic Quarter, Bobo Pulpín is a culinary shrine to the octopus. This pulperia goes beyond the classic Pulpo a la Gallega (Galician style octopus), serving octopus dishes from around the world, from China (accompanied by bamboo and sweet and sour sauce) to Peru (black bread sandwich with fried octopus, … Read more

Modern Living in the Gothic Quarter: Escudellers 44

Under the guidance of Norvet Property DVLP. and award winning restoration specialist Xaviert Guitart, Escudellers 44 on Plaça George Orwell is being transformed into 16 unique apartments. Each is a stylish, secure and private base for enjoying the best of Barcelona.

Soho House Barcelona

Soho House is set to arrive in Barcelona this autumn, marking their first House in Spain and 18th globally. Nick Jones (husband of Desert Island Discs presenter Kirsty Young) founded Soho House in 1995 in London as a private members’ club for people in the film, media and creative industries.

Base Elements Urban Art Gallery

Base Elements Gallery was founded in 2003 by Robert Burt and his wife Monica Riu. Robert is an American from Los Angeles who has a background in ceramic art. Monica is also an artist and the couple met in the United States before deciding to move to Barcelona.

Carlos and Matilda

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]arlos and Matilda was launched in October 2015, by co-owners Carla Travesset (Carlos) and Mathew Perovetz (Matilda). Mathew had 17 years of bartending experience in London before coming to Barcelona and had worked at Ocaña before opening C&M. Carla has a background the restaurant industry and had worked previously at the nearby Guzzo. C&M specializes in classic cocktails and … Read more

Planelles Donat

Planelles Donat is one of the oldest shops in Barcelona, famous for its outstanding horchata, ice-cream and turrón.

L’Ou com Balla 2016

The Ou com Balla (dancing egg) tradition dates back to the 17th century, originating in the Barcelona Cathedral. The tradition takes place on the day of the Feast of Corpus Christi, 60 days after Easter. In addition to the cloister of the Barcelona Cathedral the tradition is celebrated in a number of other locations in … Read more

Bar La Plata

La Plata has a simple menu of only four classic dishes, which have not changed since it was founded in 1945. These are a simple salad of tomato, onion and Arbequina olives, botifarra (Catalan sausage), fresh anchovies and finally deep-fried sardines (pescaditos).